Course Marshal

Organization Details
Organization Name: Physio Fit Run
Address: Assiniboine Park
Winnipeg MB  R3R 2S4
Website: www.physiofitrun.ca
Organizational Description: Voted the TOP Race in 2012 by Canadian Running Magazine, the Physio Fit Run has lots to offer participants of all fitness levels!

We offer a 10K Road Race, 5K and 3K Fun Run/Walk and a 1K Kid's run. Proceeds from our event go to support Manitoba Riding for the Disabled (MRDA).
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Our event has 4 different races which will start at 8am. Course marshals are required to ensure the smooth running of all races. These marshals are spread out along our course and are required to: 1.Provide direction to runners to ensure they are on the proper route; 2. Provide information to course organizers as to position of first/last runners; 3. Direct traffic, in certain roles (can request not), to ensure safe passage of runners; 4. Cheer on runners; 5. Watch for issues/medical emergencies and radio to organizers/medical staff as appropriate.
Skills Required: Primarily this role requires excellent communication skills. A confident individual who is able to provide direction to runners/traffic and can easily take direction from our organizing committee.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: This event is hosted and run primarily by physiotherapists from Winnipeg/Manitoba. This is a good opportunity to meet practicing physiotherapists/student physiotherapists and work with the public, which may be helpful for those considering a future career in physiotherapy. Regardless, all volunteers from all skill levels are welcomed and encouraged to attend.
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
This event takes place on Saturday, May 9th/2020. Course marshals will be required from roughly 6:45am to 11am on Race day only. This event takes place at Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Training/Orientation
Letter of Reference/Certificate provided on request.
How to Apply: Email: pfrvolunteer@gmail.com
Online: www.physiofitrun.ca
Closing Date: May 5, 2020
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